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US Export-Import Bank is a job creator

Ideologically-driven conservatives are opposed to the US Export-Import Bank, despite the bank’s record of helping small business while turning a profit.

Olmsted National Historic Site Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of Olmsted’s Yosemite and the Mariposa Grove Report

Brookline, Mass. On Sunday morning, August 9 at 10:00 am, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site joins with the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy, and the Friends of Fairsted to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Olmsted’s ...

Fittus - a fitness app for exercise enthusiasts

Success in the startup world takes savvy business planning, hard work and a bit of luck. But Fittus founder Joel Edwards took to heart a lesson he learned early while studying business at Suffolk University — that you need a ...

Trouncing Trump

The riposte to Donald Trump’s remarks by the Hispanics was so effective, African Americans should now look beyond the tired strategies for protest that were developed in the civil rights era.

Dot residents contemplate future of arts in neighborhood

The Dorchester residents packed into a classroom at the Vietnamese American Community Center represent a cross section of the city’s most diverse neighborhood: black, Latino, white and Asian, young and old, brainstorming ideas about how to best enhance the local ...

Dominican community split over immigration policy

Last week, the scene in front of the Dominican consulate was tense as a predominantly Haitian group of protesters squared off against a smaller group of Dominicans demonstrating in support of the Dominican government. That protest was perhaps the most ...

HUD Secretary Castro attends opening of HUD-funded Quincy Heights

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro joined Mayor Martin Walsh on July 7 to celebrate the official ribbon-cutting for Quincy Heights, an affordable housing complex made possible in part by a $20.5 million HUD Choice Neighborhoods ...

Minority transit officials convene in Boston

Hundreds of leaders in transportation from across the nation came together in Boston this week for the 44th Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) national meeting and training event.

What’s cooking

An award-winning writer of 22 cookbooks, Sally Sampson in 2010 founded the nonprofit organization ChopChopKids, with a mission to inspire and teach kids to cook real food with their families. The organization publishes quarterly its namesake magazine, ChopChop: The Fun ...

Practice makes perfect

Born out of frustration and a desire to excel at tennis, Toni Oloko founded PracticeGigs, a “peer-to-peer learning marketplace” that enables tennis players to develop their skills by connecting, practicing, and playing with more advance tennis players.

Healthy gratin

“Gratin” or “au gratin” refers to a dish that has been sprinkled with bread crumbs or grated cheese and browned. In this casserole, a layer of sliced tomatoes is arranged over the top before it’s sprinkled with mild Muenster cheese. ...

Forming partnerships: The Latino Legacy Fund

The Latino Legacy Fund, a partnership of local Latino philanthropists and leaders, the Boston Foundation and Hispanics in Philanthropy, is building an initial $1 million endowment fund to support Boston-area Latino programs.

Tips on tips

One day, there was a crisis in the restaurant. Three of the cleaning and bussing staff had called in sick for a shift. One of the assistant managers asked Willie to help out by bussing some tables and cleaning up ...

Make way for big data

For many years the concept of big data meant many “bigs” — namely big cost, big companies and big infrastructure. But now the prevalence of data analytics services means that only the big data part remains, because small- and medium-size ...

Richard Ward

Neighborhood Health Plan last week announced it has appointed Richard Ward, a long-standing non-profit and business leader, as VP of Strategic Partnerships. Ward will manage the company’s relationships with community health centers and community-based organizations and will oversee the Partnership ...